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   Whether your elder is already in a residential facility or you are looking for the right setting, ElderCare Online can give you the needed guidance, tools and support to make it as seamless a transition as possible. Our online support groups will help ease your fears and concerns.

---Prism Complete Planner and Organizer-----

 Keeping track of important information can be difficult. In the event of an emergency, you will want to have all of it handy. This workbook enables you to collect vital information and use it to save time when visiting with your loved one's doctor or other advisor. You do NOT store information on a computer -- you keep it with you at all times so it remains secure and private.

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  Choosing a Care Facility
         Ten Warning Signs That Assisted Living Might Be Needed NEW
         Moving Your Elder in With You: Tips & Suggestions
         Options for Retirement Living (Basic)
         Nursing Home Checklist
         Hospice Benefits From Medicare
         Promises, Promises
         Getting Loved Ones to Accept Assisted Living NEW

  Adjusting to a Care Facility
        Helping Your Elder Adjust to a Residential Facility
        Moving Into a Nursing Home: A Guide for Families NEW
        Suggested Clothing for Nursing Home Residents

  Living in a Care Facility
        Helping a Nursing Home Maintain Quality of Life
        Decision Making About the Use of Side Rails
        Nursing Home Resident Rights
        Living in a Care Facility NEW
        Family Councils Help Nursing Homes Maintain Quality Care

        Discrimination Against Medicaid Recipients

  "Five Minutes With..." Bill Keane on the Future of Nursing Homes. Short interview covering issues associated with quality of care in nursing homes. Read the Interview... NEW

 PE03323_.wmf (1990 bytes) "Choosing Great Care Facilities" with guest hosts Marilyn Rantz and Lori Popejoy, from the University of Missouri-Columbia Sinclair School of Nursing March 15, 2001 Transcript

  Skill Builders
         Overcoming Isolation NEW

  Casey's Top Picks for the WWW
         Care Pathways -- Nursing Home/Assisted Living quality reviews and ratings NEW
         Seniorresource.com -- Library of articles and resources for senior housing choices and aging issues.
         Assisted Living Federation of America -- Directory.

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LRG.jpg (14542 bytes) ElderCare Bookstore -- Hundreds of caregiving books, interviews, reviews, transcripts, and excerpts. Browse Now...

 prismcirclelogo.gif (505 bytes) Caregiver Education Series -- Booklets and workbooks to help you manage medical appointments and master the knowledge required for caregiving. Browse Now...


 PE03323_.wmf (1990 bytes) Chat Guide -- A full schedule of real-time chat with other caregivers, professionals and guest moderators.

 newbulb.jpg (14621 bytes) The ElderCare Forum UPDATED! -- Post questions, give answers, or share your experiences and tips and receive e-mail responses with our state-of-the-art message board.

handssupport.gif (2933 bytes) The Caregiver Support Network Provides a comprehensive directory of eldercare support groups on the Internet and a team of caregivers who can help you get through the tough times.

  Caregiver HomePages -- Visit websites maintained by other caregivers,  read their online journals and learn tips.

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Long-Term Care Insurance Analyzer -- Understand the ins and outs of buying long-term care insurance, including a free e-book and quote from a licensed professional. UPDATES WITH FREE QUOTE AND E-BOOK

  Neighborhood Network -- Find government services, aging resources and local assistance programs in the USA.

 t2t.gif (1041 bytes) Teen Resource Center Provides articles, resources and interactive features for teens who are living with a loved one with Alzheimer's Disease or other condition.

HM00475_.WMF (19168 bytes) Medical Research Assistant -- Find authoritative resources and information for medical conditions and treatments. IMPROVED

 WB01518_.gif (392 bytes)Nursing Home Quality Advisor -- Find certified nursing homes and improve quality of life while there. NEW

mcanalyzer.jpg (3995 bytes) Medicare Health Plan Analyzer -- Collect and compare information on different health plan options.


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--- Long-Term Care Insurance ---

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Many people don't realize the Medicare provides only limited coverage. Long Term Care Insurance helps you to protect your assets and ensure that you will be cared for after retirement. Visit our Long Term Care site and we'll tell you all about it.

Should I Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?

--Caregiver Education --

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Our series of educational booklets, workbooks and multimedia tools is now available. They are designed to help you provide better care, understand the changes associated with aging, and facilitate the hands-on caregiving responsibilities you face.

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Choose from hundreds of titles though our affiliate partner Amazon.com. We provide dozens of book reviews, excerpts, interviews, and chat transcripts to help you select the caregiving books that offer you the most assistance.
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